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Home of the Pioneers

What makes our school special? Sarah J. Anderson is a proud member of the No Excuses University, which means we believe that all of our students are college-bound.
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What’s new

Are your child’s immunizations up to date?

All students attending Vancouver Public Schools 
during the 2016-17 school year must have current immunization 
records or a legal exemption. Find out the latest requirements.

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Things to do this summer

Day camps around the Greater Portland–Vancouver metro area Day camps offer students a chance to expand their horizons, meet new friends and try fun activities. There are a number [...]

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Schools wrap up collection challenge

By collecting and recycling 1,717 pounds of plastic film wrap—2.069 pounds per student—Sarah J. Anderson Elementary has earned Vancouver Public Schools' first-place spot in Clark County's 2016 Trex Plastic Wrap Collection Challenge.

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Brief evacuation at Anderson

On Wednesday, April 20, around 1 p.m., all students and staff at Anderson Elementary School were evacuated for approximately 40 minutes as a safety precaution.

2016 summer arts workshops

This summer, budding artists may participate in a variety of activities, including dance, acting, music and the visual arts.

Connect with us

Principal: Debra Hale

Main: 360-313-1500
Attendance: 360-313-1474

School hours:
8:30 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.

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Welcome to Sarah J. Anderson!


All day, every day.

Your child is required to be at school all day, every day.

At Anderson, our goal is for students to be here to learn, learn, learn!

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